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How Long Will A Black Eye Hurt To Touch
It depends: From a few days to a few weeks, depending on the person and their injury. ...Read more
Depends on extent of: bruising, since that is what a black eye is (ecchymosis) present, as the more it swells under the skin area, the faster it will swell.That is why cool/iced compresses may be helpful on the lids to reduce the swelling. (It's really the eyelid and not the eye that is black for clarification.) Keeping the head elevated helps too. Don't lie flat. Body needs time to resorb swollen tissue's fluids back. ...Read more
I currently have a corneal ulcer. I would like to know how long will it take to heal? And when will the white spot on my eye disappear?
Patience: Use your antibiotics faithfully, DON'T patch your eye closed, follow up with your Ophthalmologist as scheduled, or sooner if your symptoms worsen. Sometimes an ulcer can leave a permanent scar. It depends on the severity of the ulcer, and the type of organism that caused it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About 2 weeks: Subconjunctival hemorrhage (a small bleed on the surface of the eye) goes away in about 2 weeks. If the red dot is a blood vessel loop or being caused by something else, it may not go away at all. If the red dot is inside your eye, you should have it evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cold packs: A black eye is basically bruising to the soft tissue around the eye. Like most bruises, ice packs placed on the area can minimize the bruising. This is assuming no injury to the eye itself. Any changes to your vision or increasing pain should be checked by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few weeks: Blood takes a few weeks to resolve. ...Read more
Seconds to hours: By blue you probably mean the skin around the eye gets black and blue. That is from ruptured blood vessels under the skin. It can happen instantly or up to 24hrs later. When we do eyelid surgery sometimes patient notice a black and blue eyes the next day. The eye itself turn red if directly hit. You must have an eye exam to rule out damage to your eye. ...Read more
4-10 days: Most pinkeye will run its course in 4-10 days. ...Read more
I have an ingrown i think my big toe it bleeds and is swollen how much will it cost to get it removed and how long will it take to recover.
Recovery is quick: The cost usually varies, probably in the $300-$500 range. Once the procedure is done, you can walk immediately in a shoe and you would need to clean it and change the bandage daily. There is no need to avoid activity as you will only experience mild soreness for a few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I scrubbed my face too hard and skin came off, how long will it take to heal and what should I do for faster healing? Will it scar?
TLC: Take it easy on the tissue now that it is irritated. Use only mild soap for washing and you may want to apply light coating of a snd d ointment a couple of times a day. Scarring not likely. Keep clean and protected and keep from getting dry. Do not use vaseline. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hit my little toe on the table, it hurts and is blue, i'm afraid it might be broken... Do i need to see a doctor or will it heal?
3week black eye.saw eye doc.got ct facial scan.no fracture. over my eye still hurt to touch. Eye uncomfortable. have side headaches.normal?Please help
Depends: This will depend on the nautre of the injury, the amount of blood leaked out into the tissue and continuing to leak out, the initial treatment and continuing treatment, whether you are on Aspirin or other blood thinners like "plavix" or "coumadin" and you own ability to clot and remove clot. A simple "black eye" may last 7-10 days. More severe could last a month or more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Week or two: A bad black eye, also known as ecchymosis, will resolve over time as your body breaks down the blood and carries it away. Icing the eye for the first two days to limit the swelling and bleeding can help. Applying heat from day four onward can bring more blood supply to the area and help to break down and carry away the old blood. It rarely will last more than a week or two. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got hit today it hurt within first few min then after that it didn't will it turn into a black eye?
How long does a severe black eye take to heal? My son was hit with a stick in the eye a month ago and still has a black eye.
Several weeks: He was probably not hit in the eye itself with a stick or things would be a lot worse. I assume he had a thorough eye examination. The black eye is caused by a bleeding around the eye, similar to a black and blue spot on the skin. It may take several weeks to clear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was at a birthday party and someone's foot hit me in the eye. It happened yesterday and it hurts. Is it gonna turn into a black eye??
Few weeks: Blood takes a few weeks to resolve. ...Read more
Up to 1 or 2 days: Black eyes may occur quickly with a direct impact to the eye. This happens because there is some bleeding in the soft areas around the eye that cause the darker color. Other injuries that fracture bones like facial and skull fractures bleed more slowly, and it may take a day or two before the black eye appears. ...Read more
How long does it take for swelling from a black eye to go away? When do I switch from cold compress to hot compress?
Black eye: Depending on the extent of the trauma, black eyes can take weeks to months to fully resolve; it will change colors like a bruise. Cold ice packs help decrease swelling ; further bleeding for the first 4-5 days. Cold ice packs generally help decrease inflammation so it will continue to help with the healing process for the first week. Hot compresses for eyelids am/pm are good daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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